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# 35395 9-Jun-2009 15:52
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Ok well the number i have been given via text message from a friend here is 8529018596421427. Well at least that is the number on his phone went he was called. The number belong to a friend in hong kong and I want to be able to call/text him as he is coming over soon. Is it as simple as putting a + in front of that? Seems like a huge number! but i am no expert and have not had to contact anyone who does not have an nz or oz cell before.

cheers for your help in my noob question!

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  # 223188 9-Jun-2009 15:58
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+ and the rest of the number but it looks long

Have you tried calling it?


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  # 223191 9-Jun-2009 16:05
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Yeah i tried to just put a + in front if it and that did not work. from what i gathered quickly the country code is 852 and also im pretty sure that the actual cell number cant be that long can it? i just want to be able to call the guy cos his plane is leaving tonight and he does not have my number at all.


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  # 223194 9-Jun-2009 16:07
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it could also be a "calling card" number, an callerID over international landline can be very mysterious... I won't take that superlong number as the actually caller's ID.

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  # 223196 9-Jun-2009 16:10
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hmm i never thort of that I just presumed it was his cell but it could very well have been a landline i guess. That is simply the number that came up on a friends phone.

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